Grand Rapids, MI (May 10, 2016) – This Sunday, May 15 from 2-4 pm, YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin will host a free Open House event to give potential campers an opportunity to experience camp first-hand.

At the Open House, YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin will have free activities for everyone to participate in, such as pony rides, a climbing wall, wagon rides, archery, and crafts. All visitors will also have the opportunity to meet YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin staff, ask questions, and take a tour of the camp. This event is a great opportunity for children to experience camp with their friends and family before attending for the summer.

May 15, 2016

2:00 - 4:00 pm
Free admission

1095 Briggs Rd.
Middleville, MI 49333

YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin is located on Barlow Lake in Middleville, MI. An unforgettable camp experience, it offers customized programs and daily activities designed to teach important life skills like communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and cooperation. Hosting tons of exciting activities like: rock-climbing, horseback riding, swimming, arts and crafts, kayaking, archery, tubing, a zip-line, and more. YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin serves over 7,000 kids annually, ranging from 4 to 17 years of age, and is accredited by the American Camping Association (ACA), Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA), and the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, Inc. (NARHA).

Summer Camp sessions are available throughout the summer, from June 12-August 14. Each week, YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin will have special themes. Theme weeks include a number of activities around a specific topic, which vary from Star Wars to Harry Potter week and from Heroes to Western week.

Camps for special needs children and adults are also offered at YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin.

If you are interested in more information about the Open House or information about summer camps please call 1.800.909.2267.

About YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin
For over 100 years, the lives of thousands of children and teens have been impacted by their experience at YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin on the beautiful shores of Barlow Lake in Middleville, Michigan. The Y’ commitment to providing a camp experience rich in tradition includes offerings like: summer overnight and day camps, equestrian programs, year-round camps and activities, retreats, and engaging environmental education. Generations of families have enjoyed the safe, positive environment where friendships grow and kids gain confidence and independence. YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin is accredited by the American Camping Association, Certified Horsemanship Association, and the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, Inc.